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Reference EN 60079-1:2007
Title Explosive atmospheres - Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosures "d"
Project Number 17106
Abstract/Scope Contains specific requirements for the construction and testing of electrical apparatus with the type of protection flameproof enclosure 'd', intended for use in explosive gas atmospheres. This edition contains significant technical changes with regard to the previous edition. The contents of the corrigendum of September 2008 have been included in this copy.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-07-20
Current Stage code deadline 2008-04-01
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Directive(s) ATEX (94/9/EC), TDG (2008/68/EC)
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 31
Reference Document IEC 60079-1:2007 (EQV)
ICS 29.260.20 - Electrical apparatus for explosive atmospheres
Keywords Explosive; Gas atmosphere; Protection; Flameproof; Enclosure 'd'
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Deadline Date
6060 2007-07-20 2008-04-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2007-07-01 2007-09-01  
5060 2007-04-03 2007-04-17 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-01-26 2007-03-30  
4099 2006-07-14 2006-10-06  
5060 2006-03-28 2006-04-11 export to doc file  EN
5020 2005-10-21 2006-03-24  
1090 2005-10-18 2005-10-21  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-07-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-07-20
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2007-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-07-01


Supersedes EN 60079-1:2004
EN 60079-1:2004/corrigendum Mar. 2004
EN 60079-1:2004/corrigendum Apr. 2006
Superseded by FprEN 60079-1:2014
Normative reference (6) ANSI/ASME B1.20.1:1983
ISO 185:1988
ISO 965-1:1998
ISO 965-3:1998
ISO 2738:1999
ISO 3864:1984
ISO 4003:1977
ISO 4022:1987
EN 60061-1:1993
EN 60079-0:2006
IEC 60079-1-1:2002
EN 60079-7:2007
EN 60079-11:2007
EN 60079-14:2003
EN 60086-1:2001
EN 60112:2003
EN 60127-1:2006
EN 60529:1991
corr. May 1993
EN 60623:2001
EN 60662:1993
EN 60695-11-10:1999
EN 61951-1:2003
EN 61951-2:2003

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